Some information about me
Theme 2 Convenor
Media, ethnography and social change; transationalism, diapora cultures and identities; history and theory of media audiences; security, democratization and citizenship; multiculturalism and diversity policy Research projects include a study of the attacks of September 11 2001 from the perspective of transnational television audiences ( http://www.afterseptember11.tv ), and more recently on media -security dilemma.
Special Edited Journal Issue
Refereed Journal Papers
Governing Cultures: Cities, Policies, Heritage
The Presence of Faith in East London (E1): Religious Buildings, Spaces, Texts and Images, c. 1800-2010
Francis Dodsworth, and Sophie Watson...
Tue, May 3rd 2011
The BBC South Asian Language service, broadcasting in Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Nepali, Tamil and Sinhala, has played a unique role as the trusted source of news for millions of people in South Asia
Thu, May 17th 2012
BBC Arabic’s flagship tri-platform programme Nuqtat Hewar (Talking Point) has been in the vanguard of using social media. How do its producers engage users and manage social media? How can social media monitoring data support best practice in using social media? In this seminar, Nesrine Abdel Sattar, Nermeen Sayed and Mina Al Lami will provide insight into best practice in social media from the perspective of users and producers, and will assess the quality and scope of how users interact online.
Wed, May 30th 2012
Analytics packages like SiteCatalyst offer us unprecedented insights into the traffic to our websites; and social media monitoring tools allow us to explore affect and 'buzz' in new and exciting ways. What do they offer us and how can we make best use of them? In this lecture, Dr Hugh Mackay will present findings of his research on social media analytics during his placement at the BBC Global News Marketing & Audiences Department.